Tel:  571-777-8494   

 Cell :  703-887-8892   

Tesfaye Tetemke, MD FACP

Internal Medicine and Aviation Medicine

Dr. Tesfaye Tetemke is Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has a successful and remarkable professional career with more than 23 years of experience providing medical care.  Dr. Tetemke has long and Comprehensive clinical experience in Providing inpatient care and Outpatient care, Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, Conducting medical selection of Flying personnel and performing periodic health maintenance examinations, Planning, and supervision of aviation medicine, preventive medicine, and Public health programs.  He is uniquely qualified to provide Primary Health Care and Internal Medicine services due to his long and diverse clinical experience,  highest professional commitment, and Outstanding Professionalism. He served as General Medical Practitioner, Aviation Medicine Specialist, Chief Flight Surgeon, Hospitalist, and Hospital Medical Director.

Education and Training

Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Specialty: Internal Medicine, and Aviation Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Postgraduate Training  and Medical Residency:

  Internal Medicine:  Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA

  Aerospace Medicine: GAF Institute of Aviation Medicine, Germany, and  FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, USA

           Physician Pilot Training:    Ethiopian Air Force  Flying School, Ethiopia

Medical School:  Addis Ababa University Medical Faculty, Ethiopia

Areas of Expertise

    • Internal Medicine

    • Primary Health Care

    • Hospital Medicine

    • Aviation Medicine

Awards and Certificates

    • Elected fellow of the American College of Physicians, July 2020

    • Physician Passion for Caring Award Winner (Sept 2019): granted by the Doctors Community Health System in Maryland USA: “In recognition of an outstanding commitment to the values of safety, excellence, respect, vision, innovation, compression, and everyone”.

    • Certificate of Merit Award in Recognition of Outstanding Professionalism, Howard University Hospital (HUH), Washington, DC.

    • Certificates of Achievement and Appreciation,  Graduate Medical Education, HUH, Washington, DC.

    • Certificate of Merit Award in Recognition of Podium and Poster Presentations,  American College Physicians.

    • Certificate of  Physician Pilot Training,  ETAF, Ethiopia.

    • Flight Surgeon Wing and Diploma, GAF Institute of Aviation Medicine, Germany.

Certification and designations

    • Federal Aviation Administration designated Aviation Medical Examiner

    • Department of Transportation (DOT) Certified Medical  Examiner

    • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Designated Civil Surgeon

Hospital Admitting Privilege

    • Inova Alexandria Hospital

    • Inova Fairfax Hospital

    • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

    • Doctors Community Hospital

    • Holy Cross Hospital

Professional Association Memberships and Fellowships

    • American College of Physicians, Fellow

    • Aerospace Medical Association

    • American Medical Association

    • International Society of Travel Medicine